Gary Kimmel

CTO at Salesforce

Gary Kimmel is a highly experienced leader in the Financial Services industry, leading a team of industry experts and architects within one of the world's largest software companies. With a focus on driving revenue growth, cost optimization, compliance improvements, and competitive advantages, Gary and his team provide strategic consulting to C-suite and senior executives. His extensive business acumen, international experience, and technology leadership have been instrumental in advancing numerous businesses across industries over his 28-year career. With a strong track record in large enterprises, Gary has successfully built teams, enhanced revenue generation, improved agility, reduced time to market, and effectively managed technology costs and innovations. He brings expertise in corporate acquisitions, process improvement programs, business re-architectures, and technological disruption initiatives. Currently serving as the Field CTO and Head of Financial Services Enterprise Architecture at Salesforce, Gary has also held key roles in strategic digital marketing and strategic innovation within the company. Prior to his tenure at Salesforce, he gained valuable experience in the Financial Services sector at TD Bank Financial Group and held positions at Microsoft, where he provided consulting and strategic guidance to the industry. Gary's accomplishments include successfully founding and growing businesses, achieving profitability, and divesting both companies. He holds various certifications, including Salesforce, TOGAF, ITIL, Microsoft Solutions, Operations Framework, and is a Certified Blockchain Expert.